Originally posted on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 2/6/13
  I'm late on this but the Binghamton Senators have inked Brett Lebda to a professional tryout (PTO). When reached for comment, Senators owner Eugene Melnyk said, “Our depth is no longer the envy of the league.” Kidding aside, I wouldn’t read too much into Lebda’s signing or analyze what it could mean. At this stage of his career, it probably means nothing. He’s a 31-year fringe player who gives the organization another warm body with NHL experience. He split the 2011/12 season between Columbus (30 games) and their AHL affiliate in Rockford. The fact that there is some familiarity with Paul MacLean from their time together in Detroit, makes for a nice correlation but I don’t want to say the two things are causally related or pretend that it will work to the organization’s benefit moving forward. He is Brett Lebda after all. I mean, when the best inherent skill that he has is to bring up repressed emotions in Leafs fans, it says something about a player’s utility. On that note, maybe he should dress in Ottawa’s first game at the ACC on Saturday, February 16th. 
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